Microsoft truly has been on a tear bringing their apps and services to tablet users, and not just users of their own Windows operating system. In this latest release, a new Preview of their Office apps is available for Android 5.0+ Lollipop tablets, or any tablet 10.1-inches and smaller running x86 architecture.
It was not long ago we announced that these Office apps, being Word, Excel and PowerPoint, were made available, for free, to Android tablet users. This new Preview release is, for lack of a better word, a beta program, allowing you a glimpse of what is to come for all Microsoft Office users.
Getting in on the fun requires you to apply through the [...]
A few years ago, Microsoft decided to take a more direct approach with computer hardware, launching a brand new tablet called the Microsoft Surface. A few iterations have passed, including the brand new Surface 3, which is now up for pre-sale in the Microsoft Store.
The new tablet already has a big brother on the market, the Surface Pro 3, which clocks in with a 12-inch display, while the ‘basic’ Surface rocks a 10.8-inch display.
Running down the specs list of the Surface 3, we see that 10.8-inch display with 1920×1280 resolution, 10 point multi-touch input and options for 64GB of storage with 2GB of RAM or 128GB storage with 4GB of [...]
In the world of inexpensive tablets, Android powered devices have been leading the way. Unfortunately, the word ‘cheap’ sometimes refers not only to the price tag, but also to the overall build quality and user experience with low end hardware. A new Microsoft Windows tablet is hitting store, probably not near you, that clocks in at about $48, but is it worth looking at?
The inexpensive new tablet is the Ployer MOMO7W, a 7-inch Windows tablet with 1024×600 screen resolution, an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.
The rundown of specs here is a far cry from the rundown of specs for other new tablets out [...]
There are countless cases to choose from if you have an iPad, or an Android tablet from known OEMs especially Samsung. However, when it comes to the Surface Pro series, your options are more limited. That being said, this does not mean there are not any good ones out there. Today, we take a look at our top five best cases for the Surface Pro 3.Manvex Leather Case
The Manvex leather case for the Surface Pro 3 provides a bit of style for your tablet with its dual tone finish. If you are one to sport Microsoft‘s Type Keyboard for the Surface Pro 3 then this case has got you covered as it is perfectly compatible with it. The case also comes [...]
Microsoft made a few huge announcements yesterday, primary of which was the introduction of Windows 10. One huge feature stood out for us, the fact that Windows 10 will work across all of your available platforms, from the PC to your tablet, and even on your phone.
Microsoft has been struggling a bit in playing catch up with the leading mobile hardware and software vendors around the globe. Windows 8 began down the road to mobile friendly functionality, it was certainly built with touchscreen input in mind, but it somehow felt like an incomplete operating system to many, with a UI that made sense for a tablet experience, but lacked in old school Windows functionality [...]
It can be a challenge for small-to-medium-sized-businesses (SMBs) to pick a mobile platform because the decision involves more than just choosing a device. The new generation of lightweight tablets provides unprecedented mobility for sales people, executives and others, but whether model X integrates with your current infrastructure, is easily managed and offers compatibility with the software you’re already using is another matter.
Most SMBs don’t have big IT staffs or the time and resources to adapt their networks and train staff to support new, incompatible devices. A ready solution comes in the form of Windows 8 tablets favored by a growing [...]
($105 – Amazon) Designed to get work done! One of the thinnest keyboards around, Type Cover turns your Surface Pro 3 into a premium laptop. With improved stability to work well on your lap, Type Cover turns Surface Pro 3 into a premium laptop. The backlit Type Cover lets you work or play at any hour. One of the thinnest mechanical keyboards available, Type Cover features a QWERTY keyboard, a full row of Function keys (F1-F12), Windows shortcut keys, media controls, and a touchpad. Flip the Cover back, and take Surface Pro 3 from laptop to tablet in an instant. When closed, Type Cover shuts down your display to preserve battery life. Choose [...]